Published on November 11th, 2013 | by admin

Press Release: My Passport Slim First 2 TB Thin Drive With Metal Case And Hardware Encryption

SYDNEY, Australia – 11 November  2013 – WD®, a Western Digital company, today announced the availability of its My Passport® Slim line of portable hard drives, the first thin drives to offer up to 2 TB capacity, a metal enclosure, and 256-bit hardware-based encryption.  The included WD SmartWare Pro data protection software allows users to back up their data to their My Passport Slim and keep an extra copy in their Dropbox account for peace-of-mind. The software also lets users back up their Dropbox1 account to the My Passport Slim. These features make the My Passport Slim an ideal choice for protecting, storing, and enjoying digital content on the go.

Available in 1 TB and 2 TB capacities, the My Passport Slim measures a scant 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.48-inches*, giving mobile consumers an easy and convenient way to transport their favorite music, movies, photos and documents.
*Measurement for 1TB. 2TB measures 4.33 x 3.14 x 0.7-inches

The My Passport Slim also incorporates super-fast USB 3.0 connectivity for quick transfer speeds of high resolution digital files.

“WD’s My Passport Slim drives are setting a new industry standard for portability, capacity, and file protection,” explained Scott Steffens, general manager of WD’s consumer storage solutions group. “Its beautiful metal exterior, combined with up to 2 TB of storage, hardware encryption, and WD SmartWare Pro backup protection make it the only storage device today’s mobile consumers will ever need to bring with them.”

Pricing and Availability
Product Name: WD My Passport® Slim
Australia Distributor: Synnex (Australia) Pty Ltd.
New Zealand Distributor: Synnex New Zealand Ltd.
Availability: 1 TB – immediate; 2 TB – end of the quarter
Website:  http://www.wdc.com/en/products/products.aspx?id=1130
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WDAustralia , https://www.facebook.com/WDNewZealand
Warranty: 3 years

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2 TB



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